Category Archive: 1320 Drag News, BangShift 1320

Radial Revenge Tour Invades Tulsa! X275 And MX235 Cars Standing On The Bumper!

We can’t wait to see this one folks. We’re fans of X275, and pretty much any other drag radial class, and when Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park announced that they were running three...

Titanic Weekend Of Pro Mod Action Set For Gainesville – 28 Cars Entered At GatorNationals!

In March of 2001, the NHRA held the first ever Pro Mod exhibition at the Gatornationals. 13-years later and here we are again, the Pro Mods are still around and still a super exciting part of the...

Wild Video: Watch An RX7 Use An Altered As A Launch Ramp At A Drag Race In Australia

The shutdown area is one of the most dangerous places to be at a drag strip when cars are running. Logic would probably tell you that, right? After all, at that point on the course the cars are...

Bartone, Day, Hix, Score March Meet Victories – Full NItro Results Here – Bonus Gallery, Too!

When the dust settled at Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, California, a New Yorker, a Canadian, a couple Arizonians, and a fistful of Californians had won their respective classes at the coolest...

Tulsa Raceway Park Brings Prep To The Next Level. Pro Teams Rejoice!

You know how much we love going to Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park, and now there is even more reason to love it. Track owners Keith Haney and Todd Martin have just stepped up and spent some real...

CLICK HERE To Watch Our REPLAY Of The 2014 Bakersfield March Meet!

Thanks to the management of Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, California and our great sponsors, BangShift will return to The Patch in just a couple of weeks to live broadcast the 2014 Bakersfield March...

Sammy Miller’s Restored Spirit Of ’76 Rocket Funny Car To Make Public Debut At Detroit Autorama This Weekend – Awesome

Michigander Steve Atwell has had possession of the world’s first hydrogen peroxide rocket car at his shop for a couple of years and after hearing that he was getting to work on restoring the...

Click Here For The 2014 March Meet Event Schedule

Here is the full event schedule for the 2014 Bakersfield March Meet held at Famoso Raceway. This schedule tells you who is running when and on what days. It lays out the qualifying and eliminations...

Odds Makers: We Handicap The Top 26 Contenders For March Meet 2014 Nitro Glory – Are We Right, Wrong, Clueless or All Three?

(Words and photos: Darr Hawthorne) – As the nitro funny car class continues to grow and grow, any one of the following owners and drivers could make it the 2014 March Meet Winners Circle at...

The Cars, The Classes, And The Drivers You NEED To Know For The 2014 March Meet This Weekend!

(Words by Darr Hawthorne – Photos as credited) – (Editor’s note: This weekend it is GO TIME for the greatest nostalgia drag race known to man, the Bakersfield March Meet....

Gallery: Never Before Published 1960s Drag Photos From Great Lakes, Cordova, More!

(Photos by Darwin Busch) – Yesterday, photographer Brent Busch sent me a note and invited me to look at a bunch of photos that his dad took in the late 1960s at places like Grat Lakes...

Video Of 88-Year Old Jack McClure Testing His Rocket Go Kart Emerges – The Hero Rides Again!

On a lonely and deserted road somewhere in Florida history was made recently when Captain Jack McClure sat it, staged, and fired the hydrogen peroxide rocket engine that powers his legendary go kart...

Gas-Tastic Video: This Promo Video For The Nostalgia AA/Gassers Group Is All Thunder, Smoke, And Action

As we told you last week, there are a ton of cool things happening in the sport of drag racing, especially if you dig the old stuff. From the explosion in popularity of nostalgia drag racing in...

Friday KABOOM: Watch An A/Fuel Dragster Blow Up Like There’s A Nuclear Device Inside The Engine

I’m thinking of starting a new recurring Friday blog item called simply, “Friday KABOOM”. Not to go too in-depth with you here, but these would largely consist of videos featuring...